ABOUT Skin Actives Science
Skin Actives Scientific value sourcing, the most effective ingredients available, driven by scientific research and real-world testing.
Skin Actives constantly review scientific and industry literature to stay at the very front of effective ingredients and innovative formulation. Skin Active formulators use techniques developed over decades of research to manufacture specialty proteins and push the cutting edge of skin care technology.
Dr. Hannah Sivak founded Skin Actives Scientific in 2006 to provide the best actives in the world at prices attainable to the consumer, Dr. Sivak completed her doctorate research at the Institute for Biochemistry Research in Buenos Aires, under the direction of Dr. L.F. Leloir (Nobel Laureate for Chemistry, 1970).
Dr. Sivak's book, "The Scientific Revolution in Skin Care," is available in both English and Spanish translated editions. She has published more than 60 papers internationally, including refereed journals and books, on different aspects of biology, biochemistry, molecular biology and biotechnology. She was a Research Fellow at the Universities of York and Sheffield in the United Kingdom from 1980 - 1990 and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Michigan State University from 1990 - 2002. She retired from academia in 2002, and now consults as a scientific advisor while overseeing formulation for Skin Actives Scientific.